Four Big Ten teams land on iconic uniform list

Four Big Ten teams land on iconic uniform list

Jeremy Gallon

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

The guys over at LostLettermen.com ranked the nation’s top 10 Most Iconic College Football Uniforms, and no one will be surprised to hear the Big Ten had quite the representation. One-third of the conference landed on the list, in fact, paced by Michigan, at No. 3.

[ LostLettermen.com: Top 10 Most Iconic College Football Uniforms ]

Only No. 3, you say?! Well, the two schools in front of the Wolverines – No. 2 Alabama and No. 1 Notre Dame – do have highly iconic looks themselves. It’s a coin flip, really, when it comes to final few teams on this list.

The other three Big Ten teams included are Penn State (No. 4), Ohio State (No. 6) and Nebraska (No. 10).

This is a great list. All four Big Ten teams are worthy of inclusion in any uniform ranking, particularly one that ranks iconic looks.

The only gripe I have with this list is Texas being so low, at No. 7. Between the burnt orange, the classic and clean look, and one of the game’s best logos, the Longhorns ensemble is as iconic and recognizable as any.

About Brent Yarina BTN.com web editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball for BTN.com. He writes the popular uniform feature “Clothes Call,” which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina’s RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.
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